Latest Conservation Security Program Stories

2010-10-22 11:16:00

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service: WHAT: Results have been tabulated from the first two years of a new air quality program, made available in the 2008 Farm Bill, for farmers in 36 California counties.

2010-10-07 16:43:00

Applications Will Be Accepted Through Jan. 7, 2011 DAVIS, Calif., Oct.

2010-10-05 12:13:00

Funding amount equals a record setting year for NRCS California DAVIS, Calif., Oct.

2010-09-01 14:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced the winning proposals for the 2010 Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG).

2010-08-13 11:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) California State Office received approximately $2.7 million to fund 11 projects through the National Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program.

2010-07-15 18:05:00

DAVIS, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California farmers and landowners submitted more than 340 applications to participate in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), resulting in 201 contracts awarded and more than $3 million for land stewards, announced California State Conservationist Ed Burton, with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), authorized in the 2008 Farm Bill, is the successor of the Conservation Security...

2010-07-07 07:15:00

DAVIS, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) California State Office received approximately $6 million for Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP) projects to improve water quality and quantity on hundreds of farms throughout the state.

2010-06-25 12:00:00

Funding to Reduce Backlog of Applications for Diesel Engine Replacement DAVIS, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California announced $10 million in additional funding for farmers and ranchers interested in reducing air quality emissions from off-road mobile or stationary agricultural sources.

2010-06-18 17:37:00

Increased Partnerships, Targeted Water Quality Efforts Focus of Showcase Watershed HERSHEY, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan today announced Conewago Creek as Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Showcase Watershed during an event at the Eby-Patterson Farm in Hershey.

2010-05-27 15:45:00

Conservation Stewardship Program Sign Up Ends June 11, 2010 HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agricultural producers and non-industrial forestland owners maintaining conservation practices may be eligible to receive up to $40,000 a year for the next 5 years through the USDA's Conservation Stewardship Program, announced Denise Coleman, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist.

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